Sep 25, 2021  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022

Neurodiagnostic (EEG) Technology, AAAS


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Neurodiagnostic (EEG) Technology is offered in collaboration with other Michigan community colleges through the Michigan Colleges Online (MCO) collaborative. Courses in semesters 1 & 2 are taken at WSCC and must be completed with a ‘C’ or better. Courses indicated as MCO Courses in semesters 3-5 contain both didactic coursework, which is completed online, and clinical coursework, which is completed at a partner healthcare facility local to the student. Students must complete a secondary application process to begin the MCO Course sequence.

EEG students will study and explore electrical activity in the brain and nervous system by applying electrodes to cranial surfaces and will learn how to record an electroencephalogram. EEG’s aid in the diagnosis and treatment of headaches, seizures, strokes, and comas. This program prepares students to sit for the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) certification exam.

Program of Study


Semester 1: WSCC Courses


Total: 17 Credit Hrs | 18 Contact Hrs


Semester 2: WSCC Courses


Total: 13 Credit Hrs | 13 Contact Hrs


Semester 3: MCO Courses


  • NDXT 100 - Neuroanatomy and Physiology 3 credit hrs
  • NDXT 101 - Neurodiagnostic Procedures 3 credit hrs
  • NDXT 102 - EEG Applications 3 credit hrs
  • NDXT 120 - EEG Pre-Clinical Preparation 3 credit hrs

Total: 12 Credit Hrs | 12 Contact Hrs


Semester 4: MCO Courses


  • NDXT 130 - Principles of EEG 2 credit hrs
  • NDXT 131 - Electricity Principles/Safety 1 credit hr
  • NDXT 132 - EEG Instrumentation I 2 credit hrs
  • NDXT 200 - EEG Procedures and Pathology I 1 credit hrs
  • NDXT 201 - EEG Instrumentation II 2 credit hrs
  • NDXT 202 - EEG Quality Control 1 credit hr
  • NDXT 220 - EEG Clinical Practice II 3 credit hrs

Total: 12 Credit Hrs | 12 Contact Hrs


Semester 5: MCO Courses


  • NDXT 221 - EEG Clinical Practice II 3 credit hrs
  • NDXT 230 - EEG Procedures and Pathology II 1 credit hr
  • NDXT 231 - EEG Procedures and Pathology III 1 credit hr
  • NDXT 232 - EEG Procedures and Pathology IV 1 credit hr

Total: 6 Credit Hrs | 6 Contact Hrs


Degree Total: 60 Credit Hrs | 61 Contact Hrs


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